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Winners and Losers : How Elections Work in America.

Author: Jules Archer; Kathleen Krull
Publisher: La Vergne : Sky Pony Press, 2016.
Series: Jules Archer History for Young Readers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Winners and Losers is a timeless exploration of a subject relevant to today's youth that will inspire young readers to get involved. Jules Archer shares the accessible and entertaining history of elections and political parties in America. He explores topics such as: Are political parties in America really different, or are affiliations based mostly on emotion and history? What does party loyalty mean? Should you  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Archer, Jules.
Winners and Losers : How Elections Work in America.
La Vergne : Sky Pony Press, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jules Archer; Kathleen Krull
ISBN: 9781510707047 1510707042
OCLC Number: 960161661
Description: 1 online resource (188 pages).
Contents: Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; 1 Teenage Voting Rights; 2 Your Right to Participate at Any Age-and How; 3 Why Elections Are Important to You-Now and Tomorrow; 4 How the System Works; 5 How We Got That Way; 6 What It Takes to Be a Candidate; 7 What the Democrats Are All About; 8 What the Republicans Are All About; 9 What Third Parties Are All About; 10 What Goes On at Political Conventions; 11 Hot Air and Cold Turkey on the Campaign Trail; 12 The Man Who Clowned His Way to the State Capitol-A True Story; 13 Should You Vote for the Candidate-or the Party? 14 How Lobbyists Influence Elections15 Stealing Votes; 16 "What Difference Does My Vote Make?"; 17 Is Your Job Done When Your Candidates Win?; 18 How Other Countries Choose Their Leaders; 19 What's Good and What's Bad About Our System; Acknowledgments; Appendix-Presidential Winners and Losers; Bibliography and Recommended Reading; Index.
Series Title: Jules Archer History for Young Readers.

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Winners and Losers is a timeless exploration of a subject relevant to today's youth that will inspire young readers to get involved. Jules Archer shares the accessible and entertaining history of elections and political parties in America. He explores topics such as: Are political parties in America really different, or are affiliations based mostly on emotion and history? What does party loyalty mean? Should you vote for the candidate or the party? Do you have the right to participate in elections when you are under eighteen? Even young readers can do their part in elections. Being informed i.

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